Forest products companies were our first clients a century ago, and today we serve more than 150 companies in the forest products industry throughout the United States. Our clients represent all aspects of the industry, from timber growing to fully integrated primary and secondary manufacturing.
Focused on Forest Products
Our dedicated Forest Products Practice can help you not only anticipate operational, financial, and industry issues that affect your business but also develop the necessary strategies to capitalize on new opportunities that lead to growth and improved profitability.
Ultimately, our goal is to help you stay ahead of the market.
We also understand the importance of personal connection, and we believe every client deserves individual attention from experienced professionals. As a result, key to our service is a high degree of involvement from our partners and senior managers.
We take a holistic view of our clients’ needs, seeking strategies to reduce corporate and individual income taxes while building a proper foundation for ownership changes. Instead of merely identifying problems, we help you consider your future and develop forward-thinking strategies to achieve your goals.
In addition to audit and tax services, our team has specialized experience serving the industry, including:
We have a deep understanding of the tax advantages inherent in timberland ownership:
- Sections 631(a) and (b) of the Internal Revenue Code
- Timber depletion
- Nontaxable exchanges
- Casualty losses
- Conservation easements
- Involuntary conversions
- Reforestation incentives
- Carbon credit tax advantages
Our expertise also extends to accounting, audit and tax issues unique to timberland investors, such as:
- Entity selection
- Partnership tax issues
- Integration of timberland ownership with not-for-profit ownership
- Timber REITs
Our manufacturing base includes clients throughout the industry that directly or indirectly produce wood products, add value to existing products, provide services to the industry, or sell products for the industry, such as:
- Plywood facilities
- Pulp and paper
- Whole log chippers
- Heating facilities
- Biofuel facilities
We have assisted clients with: